This webinar will share updates on the prevention and treatment of melanoma and other skin malignancies. The panelists will present new therapeutic options across multiple modalities, including both immunological and targeted strategies. It has been designed for dermatologists, surgeons, medical oncologist, midlevel providers who see patients with cutaneous malignancies including melanoma, cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma, and basal cell carcinoma.
5:00 PM: Welcome
5:05 PM: Screening and Prevention of Skin Cancers
Larisa Geskin, MD, Associate Professor of Dermatology at Columbia University Medical Center and Director of the Comprehensive Skin Cancer Center (CSCC), Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York
5:25 PM: Harnessing the Immune System for the Treatment of Melanoma
Ben Izar, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the CUIMC, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York
5:45 PM: Updates on the Management of CSCC and Difficult to Treat Populations
Shaheer Khan, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York
6:05 PM Challenges and Successes in the Management of Extracutaneous Melanomas
Richard Carvajal MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC; Director, Melanoma Service, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York
6:30 PM Adjourn
Upon conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:
· Discuss current recommendations regarding surveillance and prevention for cutaneous malignancies.
· Discuss the surgical management of complex cutaneous tumor cases.
· Identify the principals of cancer immunology and the increasingly important role of novel immunotherapeutic agents in the management of cutaneous malignancies.
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™